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Prof. Dr. Nahit Motavalli Mukaddes

She is certified in both child, adolescent and adult psychiatry. She was a faculty member in Istanbul School of Medicine between1994 -2013. She had several responsibilities in Istanbul School of Medicine in doctoral and residency training programs, conducting numerous research projects and chairing the department. Now, she continues her academic and clinical work in Istanbul Institute of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.

In 2017 she accepted the invitation of Ministry of Health of Turkey In organization   an awareness program for autism. So she  educated hundreds of Child Psychiatrists for training of 21, 000 family doctors for  early identification of autism .

Her main interest areas are   Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Asperger disorder , Autism, Learning disorders , Tic disorders , Language disorders and  Developmental Delay. Her management and treatment approach is a comprehensive program including both psychopharmacology and Psychotherapy- Psychoeducation , which requires a close collaboration with other mental health professionals such as psychologists, speech therapists and educators. She is author of several papers, book chapters and four  books entitled “Autism Spectrum Disorders : Diagnosis and Follow Up” , “ADHD and Associated Disorders Across the Life Span” ,” Autism from infancy to adulthood :A guideline for families” and “Neurodevelopmental disorders” .

She  can speak  Turkish, Farsi, Azeri and English.


Education History
1981-1987

Istanbul School of Medicine,  Istanbul University, Turkey.

1987-1992

Resident in General Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Istanbul School of Medicine, Istanbul University.

1992-1994

Child Psychiatry Fellow,  Department  of Child Psychiatry, Istanbul School of Medicine., Istanbul University.

Academic Appointments

1994-1995

Lecturer, Child Psychiatry Department, Istanbul School of Medicine. Istanbul University

1995-2001

Associate Professor, Istanbul School of Medicine, Istanbul University

2001-2013

Professor of Child Psychiatry, Child Psychiatry Department, Istanbul School of Medicine, Istanbul University

Professional Positions

2008 -2011

Chair ,Child Psychiatry Department, Istanbul  School of Medicine, Istanbul University

1995-2011

Director of Training Program for Residents in Child Psychiatry Department, Istanbul   School of Medicine, Istanbul University

1995-2005

Director of Training Program for Medical Student in Child Psychiatry   Department, Istanbul School of Medicine, Istanbul University

1995-2013

Director of ADHD Clinic, Child Psychiatry Department, Istanbul School of Medicine, Istanbul University

1995-2013

Director of Pervasive Developmental Disorder Clinic, Child Psychiatry Department, Istanbul School of Medicine, Istanbul University

2002 -

Present: Director of Istanbul Institute of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Joint Academic Works

2001

Visitor Professor, Child Psychiatry Department, Ann Arbor,   University of Michigan, USA.

2004

Elected fellow, Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities,  Childrens Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, USA (supported by Fogarty).

2005

Visitor Professor, Genetic   Department, Walsh Lab, Harvard Medical School, USA

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